Soils – Fundamental Concepts
Traditional definition – material which nourishes and supports growing plants. (Includes rocks, water, snow, and even air – all of which are capable of supporting plant life) Component definition – mixture of mineral matter, organic matter, water and air. (Example: Loam soil = 45% mineral matter, 5% organic matter, 25% water, and 25% air).
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